Corporate Controller

Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Adlib, we are redefining the future of content management. Like most tech companies, Adlib started small in response to a problem our co-founders experienced as business leaders. They recognized a need for rapidly generated solutions to leverage the value in unstructured data. Those original co-founders continue to be directly involved in the daily operations of the company. They’ve built Adlib on three pillars of strength that measure the company’s success:

  • Product Innovation. We build up from our roots, improvising – adlibbing – solutions to client document and data management problems.
  • Customer relationships. We have a dedicated focus on creating a positive customer experience that stands out from everyone else.
  • Foster truly engaged and passionate teams. That’s where you come in.

We’re a global company headquartered in Burlington, Ontario and we’re hiring a Corporate Controller to join our growing Finance team.

The role

We are looking for a new Corporate Controller to be part of our Finance team. We need someone to manage our entire accounting function, so this is a position of huge importance to us. You’ll be trusted with the big things, working in an autonomous role, managing the accounting team and reporting to our VP of Finance. This role will be the cornerstone of our accounting function, ensuring employees and vendors get paid, that our books balance, and that our processes are efficient, documented and compliant.

Who you are – and how you will grow with us

You are a Corporate Controller with 5 years’ experience, a CA or CPA designation and 1-3 years post-qualification experience working for one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms. Ideally, you have exposure to working through a period of rapid growth and change. You enjoy the numbers and data aspects of your work as much as you enjoy working effectively with internal and external customers and vendors. You are passionate about growing your career and continuously upgrading your skill set.

Career growth at Adlib is one of the greatest benefits we offer. We are looking for enthusiastic team members who can grow as we grow.

Our new Corporate Controller will:

  • Manage all accounting operations
  • Manage and document all finance processes and controls
  • Prepare financial statements and period closings
  • Prepare our annual budget
  • Manage payroll processing, and 3rd party payroll provider relationships for multiple countries
  • Identify and resolve complex accounting issues
  • Manage cash flow
  • Manage external relationships
  • Other Controller duties as required

Our new Corporate Controller will have:

  • The education. A degree in Business or Accounting. You have your CA or CPA designation.
  • The experience. Five years hands-on experience in a dynamic, with 1-3 years of post-qualification experience working for one of the Big 4 audit firms.
  • The skills. You are a self-starter, self-motivator, negotiator, strong communicator, creative, calculated risk taker and solid relationship builder.
  • The expertise. Strong financial acumen, account management and people management, thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and have an advanced knowledge of Dynamics Great Plains and Microsoft Excel.

Why join Adlib?

Our employees tell us we excel at transparency and work-life balance. And while those may be buzzwords used to attract attention, we actually live them. How do we know this? A significant portion of our team has been here and developed their careers over long periods of time.  We even have people who leave and come back because they miss the culture and our team spirit.

But, having said that, we aren’t perfect at everything. We’re continuously working on change management.  We don’t have all of the processes we’d like to, but that means that this is the place to be innovative and part of driving efficiencies.

At Adlib, employee wellness is extremely important.  We offer unlimited vacation and a healthy work environment. We have massage therapist days, badminton, baseball, fresh fruit in the lunchroom and fitness membership reimbursement. We also like to spend time outside of the office at team events and social outings.

Adlib Software is revolutionizing the way organizations think about their content, join us to be part of that change. Apply now or follow us on TwitterFacebook or LinkedIn.

Adlib seeks to inspire and nurture the human spirit – we understand that each person brings a distinct life experience to the table. Embracing diversity not only enhances our work culture but drives business success. Adlib encourages applications from everybody, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin.

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